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Summary Information for Field Activity 1999-024-FA

Area of Operations: Stellwagen Bank NMS region, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 13, 1999 to July 30, 1999

Chief scientist: Page Valentine

Objectives: Sampling, video, and photography to ground truth seabed imagery and define habitats.

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Summary: Mob Tues., June 13 in Woods Hole. Depart June 14. Crew change in Gloucester on Wed., June 21. Demob June 28 or 29 in Woods Hole. Total stations 442; video 442; sediment samples 357 stations.

Contact: Page Valentine (

InfoBank: uses the identifier I-24-99-ST. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Bothner, M.H., Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Baldwin, S.M., Blackwood, D.S., Borden, J., Casso, M.A., Crusius, J., Goudreau, J., Kalnejais, L.H., Lamothe, P.J., Martin, W.R., Martini, M.A., Rendigs, R.R., Sayles, F.L., Signell, R.P., Valentine, P.C., and Warner, J.C.,2007, Processes influencing the transport and fate of contaminated sediments in the coastal ocean - Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1302, 89 p.. (Also available at

Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Anderson, S.P., Lightsom, F.L., Scotti, A., and Beardsley, R.C.,2006, The Massachusetts Bay internal wave experiment, August 1998; data report: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 85, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM. (Also available at

Gutierrez, Benjamin T., Butman, Bradford, and Blackwood, Dann S.,2001, Photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, offshore of Boston, Massachusetts, July, 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-427, CD-ROM. (Also available at

Valentine, Page C., Gallea, Leslie B., Blackwood, Dann S., and Twomey, Erin R.,2010, Seabed photographs, sediment texture analyses, and sun-illuminated sea floor topography in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 469. (Also available at

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